After going through various possibilities since last season’s playoffs, the future of the NBA legend, Vince Carter, has been answered. Reported by ESPN , Carter will spend the 2019-2020 season, his last season in the NBA with the team he defended last season, the Atlanta Hawks. This alone dashed the hopes of the Toronto Raptors fans who hoped the Legend returned to his first team in the NBA.
This certainty makes Carter will break the record for the most number of seasons in the NBA. The 2019-2020 season will be the 22nd season for the University of North Carolina alumnus. He will beat the record held by Dirk Nowitzki, Robert Parish, Kevin Garnett and Kevin Willis, with 21 seasons.
With the Hawks last season, the 42-year-old scored an average of 7.4 points, 2.6 rebounds and 1.1 assists per game with an average appearance of 17.4 minutes per game. Hawks himself became the eighth team that Carter defended throughout his career.
Although he never won a title, Carter has other flashy achievements. He was recorded playing eight times as an All Star, twice elected in the All-NBA Team, Rookie of the Year (1999), and slam dunk contest winner in 2000.
Not only at the club level, Carter has also defended the United States national team. Carter helped the United States win a gold medal at the 2000 Sydney Olympics and a gold medal for the 2003 FIBA Americas Championship. (DRMK)